Information category: Admin/Board
The AGM will be held following the Scottish Individual Championships on Saturday 26th May.
*UPDATE 17th April*
We can now confirm the venue of the AGM will be Dyke & District Village Hall, Dyke, Forres, Moray, IV36 2TF. The hall can be found just 4 miles west of Forres and just 1 mile off the A96 near Brodie. The AGM timing will be confirmed and posted no later than 5th May.
Notifications to members of Proposals and Agenda Items are attached. Any amends to the Proposed Amendments to the Articles of Association should be made in writing to the company secretary, Fiona Keir: by 28th April 2018.
Applications are invited for funding from this year's SOA Club Development Fund. Clubs (or others who have valid projects) are advised that the next deadline for applications is 30 April 2018. Applications to be submitted to Colin Matheson by this date.
Please note the successful awards for 2017 to date and copy of the Development Fund Application Form and Information for Applicants
We are holding a conference/workshop on 28th April near Dunfermline to agree a small number of focus areas based on the survey on SOA's aims, and develop these into a proposed action plan. Click to read more and to book your place.
*Survey deadline extended to end of March! We want to hear from you!*
The Scottish Orienteering Association exists to “foster, encourage, promote and develop” orienteering in Scotland. This year we want to find out if we’re really focusing on the right things to achieve our aims. This is your opportunity to have a say and we’re all ears. Click to find out how to get involved, and take the short survey before 31st March!
Bookings are also open to members and clubs for a workshop on 28th April discussing survey outcomes, to inform SOA strategy and actions going forward.
We are seeking to appoint six elected Directors to our Board at our AGM in May as part of a restructuring exercise. The Directors will also fill the role of Trustees of the SOA as a registered charity. These are voluntary positions.
Click here to view the minutes from the Board of Directors meeting on Saturday 13th January.
Please find the most recent board minutes attached.
New Scottish membership option launches today
The SOA is pleased to announce an additional membership option for the 2018 membership year onwards, available from today, alongside the standard British Orienteering membership option. If you join from 1st November, your membership will be valid until 31st December 2018.